I just feel like he is suffering just to enjoy his walk. Now you can take your scissors and, starting at the back of the ankle, scissor up towards the elbow. Do u think it will be easy to find a job when I get out. Unfortunately, there are a lot of shops out there that only shave everything. The only reason a person might need to shave their double coated dog is if the hair is so matted, it's the only option.
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My golden is 8 really hates the heat would spend most the time lying in her pool. Will her beautiful dark red coat and feathers grow back or not? Hi, I have a 4 almost 5 Goldendoodle. We adopted a two-year old Golden from a friend about six months ago. Matt from Rhode Island March 21, at 1: I took him to be trimmed down and the groomer recommended shaving him, which I always thought made a goldie look silly.
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She gave me a lecture about the matting under his pants and said that because of his age that his coat would grow back even thicker. The outer coat and the under coat grow independently from one another and grow to different lengths. I finally threw up my hands, bought a grooming table, and started learning to do it myself. This means that your double coated dog if shaved may come home with razor burn, irritated skin and is much more likely to get sunburned. My wife tells me I won't be bringing him to the groomer any time soon.
I will never de-mat a bad coat for the sake of breed standards. Most Active Authors Latest Reviews. It will ruin the coat. The under coat is thicker and softer and keeps them warm in the cold. I usually do a 5 or 7. Lori Newcomer A double coated dog is any dog with a harsh outer coat and soft under coat.